The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1955 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, December 14, 1955
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14,1958 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COTTRTER m?WS PAGE NINE Freed of 'Draft Dodger' Tag, Man Enlists in Armed Service LANSING, Mich, tfl - A Michigan man who won a U. S. Supreme Court decision overturning his conviction as a draft dodger has volunteered for military duty to "defend the Constitution." Lt Col Arthur A. Holmes, state selective director, said yesterday joe V. Qonzales, 24, of Crosse Pointe Shores, volunteered for service Dec. 7. Holmes said Gonzales refused to report for induction "when he was drafted more tjian a year ago. He was convicted in Detroit federal court as a draft dodger. The court. Holmes said, rejected Gonxales' claim that he was a conscientious objector as a member of a pacifist religious group (Jehovah's Witnesses). The Supreme Court In November 1954 reversed the conviction and ordered Gonzales case reprocessed by selective service on the grounds that he had not been given access to a Department of Justice recommendation In his case. Holmes said that Qonzales had reached the draft appeal board stage in his reprocessing when he decided to volunteer for military duty Holmes quoted Oonzales as say- Ing, "When the high court and officials of this land are willing to go so fur to protect my rights I am willing to defend the Constitution." He was reported to be at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Col Holmes saJ Qonzales did not abandon his rellgloui scruples against bearing arms and that he can probably obtain noncombat duty in the Army aa a console! ttous objector. Santa Clous At $2 Window INGLEWOOD, Calif, (let — Santa Claws is lined up at the VI window at Hollywood Park, and there'i feverish activity under the grandstand, where, in the good old summertime, the people gamble on the bangtails. The Post Office Department has taken over much of the racetrack space to sort and handle 100,000 incoming and outgoing Christmas packages daily. Like queues of anxious bettors, packages are lined up In front of the betting windows. The racetrack warehouse serves as a division of the Inglewood post office. Read • :urier News Classified Ads Earl Warren's Daughter to Wed SANTA MONICA, Calif. I* — Chief Justice Warren's second daughter Dorothy and Dr. Carmine Clemente, UCLA professor, will be wed Monday at the Wayfarers Chapel In Palos Verde. Justice Warren, Mrs. Warren and other members of the family plan to attend the nuptials. Miss Warren, 24, and Dr. Clemente, 27, a professor in the department of anatomy at UCLA's medical center, met six months ago in the UCLA library, where Miss Warren is employed. Miss Warreji's younger sister Nina (Honeybear)' eloped to Las Vegas last Nov. 1 and married Dr. Stuart Brien, Beverly Hills obstretlcian. State's Draft Quota Is Lowest LITTLE ROCK (#)— An Arkansas draft quota of 74 men for January 1956. the lowest monthly call since Selective Service was resumed in 1950 was announced yesterday by Lt. Col Fred M. Croom, state director of Selective Service. The Arkansans, part of the national call the 6,000 in January, will be inducted Jan. 9, Croom Man Asphyxiated At Fort Smith FORT SMITH, Ark. U) — One man asphyxiated and three, persons were hospitalized yesterday after spending much of the night in a gas-filled tourist court cabin here. Dead is H. D. Powell of Jenny Lind, Ark., 15 miles south of here. Hospitalized we're Harold Moore, 26, of Van Buren; Mrs. Anna Marie Lyle, 24, of Fort Smith, and Mrs. Mazie Cunningham of Fort Smith. Police quoted an attendant at the mote! as saying the gas wall stove was "going full blast" when he broke into the room. The attendant said he suspected something was amiss when the cabin's night light was burning yesterday morning. The coroner, Dr. William H. Polk, said there was "no doubt" that Powell died of asphyxiation. The condition of the hospitalized persons was not determined. Earl of Clarendon Dies LONDON Wl — The Earl of Clarendon, lord chamberlain at Buckingham Palace from 1938 to 1952 and for many years confidant of the royal family, died yesterday. He was 78. said. Arkansas' quota for January 1955 as 234. Popcorn Eaters Raise Man's Ire PASADENA, Callt. <m — David Gordon couldn't stand th« crunching of three popcorn eaters In Pasadena theater. In desperation, he pulled a gun on the nibblers. There was some commotion in the theater and police took Gordon to jail and revoked, at least temporarily, his permit to carry > gun He said he didn't pull the gun until one of the men jumped him and tried to wrestle it from his holster after he asked them to put aside their popcorn so h- could hear what the hero and heroine were saying. The show went right on, as If nothing had happened, and a janitor came around and swept up the littered popcorn. War Criminal Freed TOKYO UP>— Naoki Hoshino, convicted by an international military court as one of Japan's 25 major war criminals and sentenced to life mprisdnment, was freed yesterday from Sugamo Prison after serving 10 years. He was chief secretary of the wartime Tojo Cabinet and general affairs chief of the former Manchukuo Manchuria puppet government. Jap Holdouts Surrender to US JAKARTA, Indonesia OB — Nine Japanese soldiers have surrendered in Morotai, a remote Indo- nesion island in the eastern Mo- luccas. The air force recently discovered 50 Japanese encamped in the center of the island. They were growing tobacco and sugar cane. Army patrols were sent out and the nine Japanese surrendered with full arms and equipment. Post Office Right WASHINGTON iypj — The U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals says the Post Office Department is within Its legal rights in sending some ordinary first class mail by air. Some Western railroads had challenged the department's experimental program. The airlines are paid a mucn lower rate for such mail than for air mail. Died with Boots On TOKYO (fP) — Ken Yoshida, 37, called the Japanese "King of the Railway Pickpockets." died on the job. Police spotted him at work on the Hiroshima Express and took chase. He clambered to the roof of a car to escape. A low overhead bridge got him. His last wallet contained about S50. Trapped Dog Bites Mistress BEXBURQ, Idaho UP! — An auto accident has resulted in dog bites on the hand and leg for Mrs. Eileen Hunter. Mrs. Hunter and her dog were riding In the back seat of a car that skidded into another at a traffic light here. The impact pinned the dog beneath the auto seat, and it bit Mrs. Hunter as she tried to calm the frightened pet. Her injuries required medical treatment. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTV, ARKANSAS L. E. Potter, Pltf. vs. No. 13,162 Ooldie Potter, Dft. The defendant, Ooldie Potter, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, L. E. Potter. Dated this 22nd day oi November, 1955. SEAL i OERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By DONNA SIMMONS, D. C. Percy A. Wright, Atty. T. J. Crowder, Atty. Ad. Litem. 11/30-12/7-14-21 90 proof THE <«UK»H OISIIUIM CO., INC. Men's ALL WOOL SUITS Hew Charcoal Colors For Holiday Wear , Regular $59.95 Beautifully Styled, Expertly Tail- end Suits with that masculine look that denotes quality. Regulars, Shorts and Longs. Beautiful charred tones. Van Heusen Sport Shirts A gorgeous collection of high style sport shirts in solid colors, two tones and patterns. Many styles feature the new Italian collar. Wonderful gifts. Van Heusen Dress Shirts America's finest shirts wit hthe famous century collar in your choice of styles including spread, button down and regular. In whites and solid colors. Pioneer Jewelry Pioneer leads the field In metis belts tnd jewelry. Choose from a fine selection of exclusive belts, cuff links, tie bars. Men appreciate jewelry gifts. A Berk ray Jackets Classic styles for leisure or dress wear Hek Suede, a soft supple leather that dry cleans beautifully. Gabardines and poplins. Esquire Socks Choose from the nationally popular nylon stretch socks, argyles and other patterns. A colorful collection expecially for gift-giving. All sizes. Expertly tailored suits for the youngsters in fine fabrics. HUDSON Cleaner - Clothier - Tailor Blytheville -:- Steele See TV's Greatest Quizmaster BERT PARKS, on "STOP THE MUSIC'' Channel 13, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Van Heusen

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page